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Yemen: 30 Saudi soldiers and Sudanese mercenaries killed or wounded in Hajjah

1397/3/4 | 12:25
Yemeni forces stormed the positions of the Sudanese and Saudi soldiers in the Hajjah province of western Yemen, killing 30 of them. According to the Iranian news agency Fars News, a large number of Saudi soldiers as well as pro-Riyadh Sudanese mercenaries were killed or wounded on Thursday, May 24, in clashes with Yemeni forces. A military source linked to the Yemeni Ministry of Defense told the Russian news agency Sputnik that “pro-Hadi mercenaries with air support from the Saudi coalition have tried for three days to advance to the customs ...

Arms smuggling to Yemen Houthis by Pak firm not proved

1397/3/2 | 12:25
An inquiry into the alleged arms export to Yemen Houthis by a Pakistani arms firm has been closed as no evidence could be found into the matter. The inquiry which was launched on the complaint of the United States has been closed on the condition that if any reliable evidence came on record later, the matter would be investigated again. Sources, privy to the developments, told The News that in March 2017 the US accused a Pakistani arms firm located in Lahore of exporting weapons to Yemeni rebels. During his meeting with the officials of Ministry ...

Sudan officially announces its decision to withdraw from the Yemen war

1397/2/22 | 12:25
  The Sudanese government has officially informed Saudi Arabia that it does not intend to renew the Sudanese military forces, which participate in the coalition of aggression against the people of Yemen starting next June, according to the military protocol agreed in the operating room. The Sudanese government has officially informed Saudi Arabia that it does not intend to renew the Sudanese military forces, which participate in the coalition of aggression against the people of Yemen starting next June, according to the military protocol ...

Turkey ‘concerned’ by UAE's military build-up on Yemen’s Socotra

1397/2/22 | 12:25
  Turkey has voiced concern over the recent developments in Yemen’s Socotra after the United Arab Emirates (UAE) deployed forces to the island, saying they pose a threat to the country’s sovereignty. Earlier this month, the UAE deployed some 300 soldiers, along with tanks and artillery, to Socotra amid widening divisions with the Riyadh-sponsored forces loyal to the former Yemeni president, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi. "We are closely following the recent developments in Yemen's Socotra Island," the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement ...

Yemeni forces fire missiles at 'economic targets' in Saudi capital

1397/2/20 | 12:25
  Yemeni army forces, supported by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have fired a salvo of domestically-designed and -developed ballistic missiles at "economic targets" in the Saudi capital city of Riyadh in retaliation to the Al Saud’s devastating military aggression against their impoverished country. Yemen’s Joint Operations Command, in a statement released on Wednesday, announced that the long-range missiles struck the designated targets with great precision, Arabic-language al-Masirah television network reported. Four ...

Saudi Warplanes Level Yemen Presidential Palace, Killing Civilians

1397/2/18 | 12:25
  Saudi warplanes carried out an attack against the Yemeni capital city of Sana’a today, attacking the presidential palace and leveling it to the ground. Six people were killed in the strike, who were identified as civilians by local officials. Though early reports suggested Houthi officials may have been in the presidential palace, subsequent reports suggest this was not the case.   In addition to destroying the palace, a number of nearby businesses were badly damaged. At least 30 civilians were wounded in the surrounding area, ...

Does UAE seek to colonize Yemen's Socotra island?

1397/2/18 | 12:25
Analysts believe that the measure by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to occupy the Yemeni island of Socotra is aimed at gaining dominance over major waterways that cross near the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula and the Horn of Africa. The area around the island is where major maritime routes crisscross and is used by major shipping lines of the world, including oil tankers, which carry crude oil from major Persian Gulf producers to various European and other destinations, especially along the Mediterranean Sea. While the UAE’s Jebel ...

US commandos secretly help Saudi troops in Yemen war: Report

1397/2/14 | 12:25
  A recent report says the US has expanded its role in Riyadh’s bloody war on Yemen well beyond mere arms sales and logistical support by secretly deploying a team of elite commandos to the Yemeni border to help the Saudi military in battles against the Houthi Ansarullah movement. Citing US and European officials, The New York Times reported Thursday that about a dozen commandos with the US Army Special Forces, known as the Green Berets, had been deployed in December 2017 to Saudi Arabia’s southern border regions. The secretive mission, ...

Saudi Arabia's military expenditure surpasses Russia, world's 3rd

1397/2/13 | 12:25
  Having trapped itself in a deadly war against the people of Yemen over the past years, Saudi Arabia has surpassed Russia to become the world's third largest military spender. The oil-rich kingdom increased its spending to $69.2 billion in 2017, up 9.2 percent from the previous year, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said in a new report Wednesday. This is 10 percent of the country's GDP. This puts the Riyadh regime higher on the list than Russia ($66.3bn), France ($57.7bn), India ($63.9bn) and the UK ($47.1bn), ...

Sudanese MPs urge withdrawal from Saudi-led coalition waging war on Yemen

1397/2/12 | 12:25
  A group of Sudanese lawmakers has urged President Omar al-Bashir to withdraw the country’s troops from a Saudi Arabian-led coalition waging war on Yemen. The Alliance for Change, which comprises independent members of the Sudanese parliament, condemned as “unconstitutional” Sudan’s participation in the Saudi-led coalition against Yemen, Radio Dabanga reported Monday. “Dispatching Sudanese army soldiers and members of the Rapid Support Forces is an unconstitutional measure, and carried out without having been remitted to the ...

Houthis vow to up missile attacks on Saudi oil facilities

1397/2/10 | 12:25
  Yemen's popular Houthi Ansarullah movement has said it would be stepping up its strikes on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities in retaliation for the kingdom's three-year-old invasion of the impoverished country. The kingdom invaded Yemen in March 2015 to restore the country's Riyadh-allied government. The offensive has killed and injured over 600,000 civilians, according to the Yemeni Ministry of Human Rights. The Houthis have been defending the country in the face of the onslaught by staging missile and sniper counterattacks against Saudi-based ...

German bill seeks to prevent weapons exports to Saudi Arabia, UAE over Yemen conflict

1397/2/9 | 12:25
  Germany’s democratic socialist political party Die Linke has proposed a draft bill aimed at banning weapons exports to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for their role in the three-year-old Yemen war, which has claimed the lives of thousands of civilians in the impoverished Arab country. The bill seeks to prevent weapons exports and all other related goods and services to the two countries over their human rights abuses in Yemen. The proposed law, if approved, would not only stop future transactions from being made but ...

Yemen vows ‘crushing response’ to Saleh al-Samad's murder

1397/2/4 | 12:25
Yemen’s Defense Ministry has vowed a “crushing response” to the assassination of a senior official from the Houthi Ansarullah movement, saying Saudi Arabia and the US will regret their “criminal adventurism.” In a statement carried by the official Saba news agency on Monday, the ministry stressed that the Yemeni armed forces reserve the right to deal severe blows to “the aggressors and their evil coalition,” who will not be safe from ballistic missiles. Saleh al-Samad, the chairman of Yemen’s Supreme Political Council, lost ...

Frequent killing of civilians: Saudi jets target wedding ceremony in Yemen

1397/2/3 | 12:25
  A wedding ceremony in Yemen's has been targeted by Saudi airstrikes as the kingdom continues with its relentless war on the impoverished country. According to Yemen's Arabic-language al-Masirah television network on Sunday, dozens of people were killed in the airstrikes which took place in the country's Hajjah province. The Saudi jets also carried out raids on ambulances trying to transport the wounded from the attack to local hospitals. Earlier in the day, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif aid that Saudi Arabia has not ...

Saudi Airstrike Kills 20 Civilians in Southwest Yemen

1397/2/1 | 12:25
  On Friday, Saudi Arabia carried out an airstrike against a vehicle traveling in the southwestern Taiz Province of Yemen. The attack killed all within the vehicle. Locals say 20 people were slain, all civilians.   Details are difficult to come by on exactly who these civilian victims were. Six of the slain were identified, but the other 14 were all charred beyond recognition. Saudi coalition officials have not offered any defense for the attack. Taiz Province is heavily contested between the Shi’ite Houthis and pro-Saudi forces. ...

Yemeni forces target airport on Saudi soil with ballistic missile

1397/1/30 | 12:25
  Yemeni forces have targeted an airport in Saudi Arabia with a domestically-manufactured ballistic missile. According to Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah television network on Wednesday, the missile was launched at Jizan region's airport. The attack came several hours after Yemeni forces targeted a power plant in the kingdom's Najran region. According to a Yemeni military source, the missile successfully hit its target. Earlier in the day, Yemeni forces targeted a Saudi mercenary camp in Najran with rocket and artillery fire, killing ...

Saudi, UAE recruiting 1000s of African mercenaries: Report

1397/1/29 | 12:25
  Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are reportedly recruiting thousands of African mercenaries to serve in their military adventurism overseas, including the bloody war on Yemen. Saudi sources told the al-Quds al-Arabi newspaper that the kingdom is likely using Chadian mercenaries in its operations abroad. They said the speculation had gained more credence after Chad’s President Idriss Déby traveled to Saudi Arabia earlier in the month to observe the Joint [Persian] Gulf Shield-1 military drills in the eastern Saudi city ...

Yemeni forces, allies target Saudi radar station in Asir with ballistic missile

1397/1/20 | 12:25
Yemeni army forces, supported by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have fired a domestically-manufactured ballistic missile at a radar station in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border region of Asir in retaliation for the Saudi regime’s military campaign against their crisis-hit country. A military source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah television network that the Badr-1 missile struck the designated target just outside Khamis Mushait city, located 884 kilometers southwest of the capital ...

Other countries have pulled back from the war in Yemen; why hasn’t Britain?

1397/1/15 | 12:25
  As the church bells rang in the New Year of 2018, Norway announced that it would be cutting arms sales to any country fighting in Yemen. A couple of weeks later, Germany said the same thing. The Netherlands and Sweden have also pulled out. Very early on in hostilities, Pakistan decided, based on a parliamentary vote, not to support its closest historical ally, Saudi Arabia, in continuing the war. Qatar has also withdrawn, albeit as part of the maelstrom of diplomacy that currently characterises Gulf geopolitics. With all of this disinterest ...

The Houthis have upgraded missiles and all options are possible, says leader

1397/1/13 | 12:25
  The head of the Supreme Revolutionary Committee of the Houthis in Yemen has confirmed that the group has upgraded Russian and Korean missiles. Mohammed Ali Al-Houthi pointed out that they have a wide range of options available to fight back against Saudi Arabia. “We are developing missile that have been made in Russia and Korea, and not in Iran, and we are also manufacturing them,” Al-Houthi told France 24 TV. “We do not care if the aggressors believe it or not that we have a developing missile industry. What concerns us is to ...

'With Iran military aid Riyadh would've fallen to Yemenis'

1397/1/11 | 12:25
  The president of the Houthi Revolutionary Committee has strongly dismissed allegations that Iran is providing arms to Yemeni forces in the fight against the Saudi-led military aggression against Yemen, stressing Yemeni army soldiers and fighters from allied Popular Committees would have conquered Riyadh if Iran had been able to provide military aid. “If we had [had] the alleged Iranian support, we would have been in Riyadh today, even if we had [had] the alleged Iranian technology, we would have targeted them from the first day,” ...

Yemeni retaliatory attacks leave nine Saudi soldiers dead

1397/1/10 | 12:25
  At least nine Saudi soldiers have been killed when Yemeni army soldiers and fighters from allied Popular Committees launched separate attacks in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border regions of Jizan and Najran as they continue their retaliatory raids against the Riyadh regime’s aerial bombardment campaign. A Yemeni military source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Arabic-language al-Masirah television network that Yemeni forces and their allies fatally shot eight soldiers in the al-Khobe district of Jizan, located 966 kilometers ...

Mattis says US involved in planning Saudi war in Yemen

1397/1/9 | 12:25
  US Defense Secretary James Mattis has acknowledged that Washington has been involved in managing Saudi Arabia’s brutal airstrikes in Yemen. Speaking to reporters at the Pentagon on Tuesday, Mattis said the US military is “doing the planning” of Saudi Arabia’s military campaign against Yemen. “So this is a very dynamic sort of battlefield management,” he said. Mattis also admitted that the US has been involved in mid-air refueling of Saudi warplanes, claiming that the operation could help minimize civilian casualties in ...

Yemen army targets King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh

1397/1/6 | 12:25
  Yemen’s Ansarullah fighters and allied army units have carried out more retaliatory missile attacks against Saudi Arabia, targeting several positions in the kingdom. Yemen’s military targeted King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh and as well as Abha, Najran and Jizan Regional Airports with ballistic missiles. The Saudi air force intercepted some of the missiles over the northeastern part of the capital Riyadh late on Sunday night, Saudi state television said. According to SPA news agency, Yemeni forces fired seven missiles ...

Saudi Arabia will eventually fail in Yemen just like in Syria, Iraq: Houthi

1397/1/4 | 12:25
  Leader of Yemen's Houthi Ansarullah movement Abdul Malik Badreddin al-Houthi has stressed that Saudi Arabia will finally fail in its all-out military aggression against its conflict-ridden southern neighbor as it failed in Syria and Yemen. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Lebanon’s Arabic-language al-Akhbar daily newspaper published on Friday, Houthi said Saudi Arabia's policies in Yemen are doomed to failure, stressing that the Riyadh regime has not shied away from killing thousands of women and children, targeting crowded ...

Pentagon chief calls on Saudi crown prince to cease Yemen aggression

1397/1/3 | 12:25
  US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has called upon Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to find an "urgent" political solution to the devastating three-year-old conflict in neighboring Yemen, which has claimed the lives of thousands of people and left the impoverished nation’s infrastructure in ruins. Mattis and bin Salman met at the Pentagon on Thursday as the de facto ruler of the Arab kingdom is on a tour of the United States, which began earlier this week with a White House visit. “As you discussed with President (Donald) Trump ...

Senate rejects bill to end US aid for Saudi war in Yemen

1397/1/1 | 12:25
  he US Senate has voted against an anti-war resolution seeking an end American support for Saudi Arabia’s military campaign against Yemen. The upper chamber of Congress voted 55 to 44 on Tuesday against the measure introduce by anti-war senators. Ahead of the vote, a number of lawmakers in the Senate described the three-year-long war as a humanitarian catastrophe which they blamed on Riyadh. Spearheaded by contrasting Senators Bernie Sanders (Independent), Mike Lee (Republican) and Chris Murphy (Democrat), the resolution would not ...

Trump asks Saudi crown prince to share kingdom's wealth by buying more American weapons

1397/1/1 | 12:25
  President Donald Trump on Tuesday implored Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince to share his nation's wealth by continuing to purchase American-made weapons. Trump's focus on Saudi purchases of U.S. military equipment came amid a bipartisan effort to limit the United States' role in Yemen's civil war and protests in several U.S. cities over the Saudi-led invasion, which has contributed to a humanitarian crisis. In opening remarks before a meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Trump crowed about the sales, running through a ...

US Senate to vote on ending Washington’s role in Saudi war on Yemen

1396/12/29 | 12:25
  The US Senate has teed up a vote on ending the US military involvement in the Saudi war on Yemen. Spearheaded by Senators Bernie Sanders, Mike Lee and Chris Murphy, the resolution would not include the US alleged targeting of al-Qaeda elements in the impoverished country. Once the Senate reconvenes on Tuesday, the lawmakers could have up to four hours of debate; therefore, a vote is expected at approximately 4:15 pm. If passed, the measure would require all US forces to leave the war-ravaged country within 30 days. "You know it's ...

Iranian official urges dialogue between Yemen factions

1396/12/28 | 12:25
  A senior Iranian security official has called for dialogue between factions in Yemen to end the conflict there, Iranian state media reported on Saturday. Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, made the comment during a meeting with Oman’s foreign minister, Yusuf bin Alawi, in Tehran. “The shared view of Iran and Oman about the Yemen crisis is that the war must end quickly with the beginning of a ceasefire, the ending of the siege, sending humanitarian help and the beginning of Yemeni-Yemeni dialogue ...

Yemeni snipers carryout successful operations in the kingdom's soil

1396/12/27 | 12:25
  Yemeni army snipers have killed six Saudi troops during retaliatory operations in kingdom’s southwestern border region of Jizan. On Saturday, five Saudi troops were killed in the villages of Jadhe’e Namir and Qwa, while another was shot in the Haskool region. The army's sniper unit, supported by fighters from allied Popular Committees, have over the past few days inflicted heavy losses on the Saudis in Jizan front, where two Saudi soldiers were killed on Friday in two separate sniper attacks. Saudi Arabia has been incessantly ...

UAE-Saudi disagreement in Geneva puts Yemen’s unity at risk

1396/12/25 | 12:25
  On Wednesday, Al-Khaleej reported that there was a clear disagreement between the UAE and Saudi Arabia in the United Nations Human Rights Council. This revolved around the fact that Riyadh resisting efforts to hold Coalition leaders accountable for conditions in Yemen. On the other hand, it was noted that the UAE supports groups that promote the division of southern Yemen. Obaid Salem Al Zaabi, Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates, was seen with Abdel Rahman Al-Musibli, the representative of the separatist transitional ...

Yemeni Army Destroys 300 Saudi Tanks, Military Equipment, Fires 20 Missiles in 2 Months

1396/12/22 | 12:25
The Yemeni army and popular forces could destroy 300 tanks, armored vehicles and other military equipment of the Saudi-led coalition since the start of 2018, media sources reported, adding that over 20 ballistic missiles have also been fired at the Saudi targets. Yemen's al-Najm al-Thaqib news website reported on Saturday that 189 military equipment, including 27 armored vehicles and 3 tanks, were smashed in January by the Yemeni army, adding that 4 arms caches of the Saudi-led coalition were set on fire and 174 mercenaries and 72 Saudi military ...

Saudi Arabia leads flood of arms imports to Middle East: Study

1396/12/22 | 12:25
  A study shows weapons imports to the Middle East and Asia have soared over the past five years, with Saudi Arabia leading the steep rise amid its bloody war on Yemen. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), arms imports to the Middle East between 2013 and 2017 jumped by 103 percent compared with the previous five-year period. Saudi Arabia is now the world’s second largest importer of arms after India. The kingdom registered a 225-percent rise in military purchases - almost all from the US and Europe ...

U.S. Forces Face Laser Weapons Off Yemen Coast

1396/12/19 | 12:25
U.S. naval forces operating off the coast of Yemen say the country’s ongoing civil war has created a surge in the use of laser weapons in the area, as various factions test offensive and defensive laser capabilities. Marine Corps Commandant General Robert Neller told the House Appropriations Committee that the area off the coast of the war-torn country has become a testing ground for a variety of laser applications, the Marine Corps Times reported. “What’s going on off the coast of Yemen is kind of a live-fire exercise,” Neller said, ...

UK, Saudi Arabia agree to finalize warplane deal despite protests

1396/12/19 | 12:25
  Saudi Arabia and Britain have decided to finalize a multi-billion-dollar deal for the sale of 48 Typhoon aircraft to Riyadh, despite massive protests against London's arms supply to the Arab kingdom during its deadly war against Yemen. In a statement to the London Stock Exchange on Friday, military equipment maker BAE Systems said it signed the preliminary order from Saudi Arabia for 48 Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets, without providing any financial details. "The UK government has signed a Memorandum of Intent with the Kingdom of ...

How British weapons ended up killing Yemeni people

1396/12/17 | 12:25
  Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is currently in London on a three-day visit that experts believe is aimed at boosting military ties between the two sides. His arrival was marked by a wave of protests against Riyadh’s human rights violations and its deadly war on Yemen, for which the UK has been a sponsor. In April 2013, when the United Nations voted to adopt the so-called Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), then UK Prime Minister David Cameron rushed to welcome the move, saying the multilateral agreement will help "save lives and ease ...

'Yemeni forces shot dead 45 Saudi soldiers in Feb.'

1396/12/15 | 12:25
  A recent report has revealed that Yemeni army soldiers and fighters from allied Popular Committees killed and injured dozens of Saudi soldiers in the kingdom’s southwestern border regions in February as part of their retaliatory raids against the Riyadh regime’s aerial bombardment campaign. Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah television network, citing unnamed Yemeni military sources, reported that Yemeni forces and their allies fatally shot 45 troopers in the regions of Jizan, Najran and Asir last month. Another 19 sustained injuries ...

Al-Houthi Challenges US to Appear before ICC: World Must Know Who’s Killing Yemenis

1396/12/11 | 12:25
  Head of Yemen’s Revolutionary Committee Mohammad Ali al-Houthi lashed out at Washington over remarks by US officials on a Russian veto of UK-backed UN resolution on Yemen. “Remarks of US officials hold within many fallacies,” al-Houthi tweeted, challenging Washington to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) as he called for an independent and unbiased committee in order to probe the alleged violations reported by US. The world must know who has been committing crimes against Yemeni people on daily basis, the Yemeni ...

Senators Sanders, Lee seek to end US role in Saudi war on Yemen

1396/12/10 | 12:25
  Two senators are introducing a bill to end the Unites States’ intervention in Saudi war on impoverished Yemen. Independent Senator Bernie Sanders and Republican Senator Mike Lee introduced a resolution on Wednesday afternoon to stop Washington’ support for the Saudi-led war. “This legislation is neither liberal, nor conservative,” said Lee from the US state of Utah at a news conference. “It’s constitutional.” The effort seeks to invoke the War Powers Resolution and end the US role in the war-ravaged country. It, however, ...

Yemeni missile program is developing and new systems are coming

1396/12/7 | 12:25
Since the military campaign launched by the Saudi-led coalition on Yemen since March, 2015, the Yemeni missile capabilities increased significantly.   It began to take a strategic level over the past 30 months until it reached the stage of industrialization, development and military production in this important sector, starting with short range missiles (Zelzal1, 2, and 3) then to develop long-range ballistic missiles that are highly destructive and have bombed vital targets in the capitals of Saudi Arabia and the UAE recently as systems ...

Can talks in Oman end the war in Yemen?

1396/12/5 | 12:25
  A recent call by the Sultanate of Oman to hold a round of peace talks is the latest political development in a brutal civil war which has already claimed 10,000 Yemeni lives.   With nearly one million cases of cholera in the country and the emergence of suspected bird flu, bringing an end to the conflict is vital to ensure humanitarian aid reaches those who need it. Oman is holding talks with the Houthi armed group and the General People’s Congress Party (GPC) first. “Yes, we’re open to negotiations with all parties to ...

A weak denial: Is Pakistan hiding facts behind sending troops to Saudia?

1396/12/4 | 12:25
  Attempting to clear the air on Pakistani troops being sent to Saudi Arabia, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that "training elements" rather than fighting forces are being sent to the Kingdom. "The reality is very different from the perception," the prime minister said in an interview aired on Thursday on Express News. "There is no deployment from here. No force is going to attack anyone over there." Last week, a press release by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) saying that a Pakistan Army contingent would be stationed ...

Saudi regime faces certain defeat in Yemen

1396/12/4 | 12:25
  A former cabinet minister in Britain has said that Saudi Arabia faces "certain defeat" and humiliation in Yemen.   In an interview with Middle East Eye, the former Tory secretary for international development Andrew Mitchell also called on Theresa May to use the upcoming visit of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to pressure the kingdom to halt its bombardment of the country. He added that it was now clear that Saudi Arabia would “not win a war from the air” and warned that the “human misery and heartache” in Yemen would continue ...

Saudi enslavement of Pakistan

1396/12/3 | 12:25
Pakistan succumbing to Saudi Arabia’s pressure to send in more troops to the kingdom comes as Riyadh continues its onslaught against Yemen’s Houthi rebels. Not only does this contradict the parliament’s April 2015 resolution calling for ‘neutrality’ in Yemen, it reaffirms Islamabad’s presence on the Shiaphobic Saudi side in the Middle East sectarian divisions, completely alienating neighbouring Iran. The army confirmed the move to agree to Saudi demands after Ambassador Nawaf Saeed Al-Maliki met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General ...

Senator fears Pakistani troops could get pulled into Yemen conflict

1396/12/2 | 12:25
Senator Farhatullah Babar on Tuesday once again expressed concerns about the decision to deploy additional troops to Saudi Arabia, saying there's a risk of Pakistani armed forces getting pulled into the Yemen conflict. Making a policy statement in the Senate on Monday, the defence minister had stunned senators by bluntly refusing to divulge the location of the deployment of troops being sent to Saudi Arabia even in an in-camera session. Babar said it should be placed on record whether Pakistani troops will be deployed on the Saudi border and ...

‘No sign France reducing arms sales to Saudi-led coalition’

1396/11/22 | 12:25
  France has shown no concrete signs of reducing or suspending arms sales to the Saudi-led coalition waging war on Yemen, diplomatic sources say, despite massive civilian casualties caused by the coalition bombing. "There is a desire to show that France is doing something. It says some deliveries have been suspended in the past, but there is nothing to show that," a source close to the matter said, Reuters reported. Meanwhile, a French diplomatic source claimed Paris has an export control system that takes into account the nature of the ...

Turkey extends military deployment near Yemen

1396/11/21 | 12:25
  Turkey’s parliament approved the continued deployment of its forces serving in the Gulf of Aden, Somalia and the Red Sea, the Andaolu Agency reported today.   Turkish forces will be serving in the region until 10 February 2019. The military deployment has been extended ten times already.   Yemen is currently enduring a civil war which erupted in September 2014, when the Houthi rebels took-over the capital Sana’a. A Saudi-led coalition was invited in March 2015 to neutralise territorial threats by the group.   The ...

Yemenis destroy Saudi-led missile system in Ta'izz with ballistic missile: Report

1396/11/21 | 12:25
  The Yemeni army, supported by allied fighters from the Houthi Ansarullah movement, has managed to successfully destroy a missile system run by Saudi Arabia’s mercenary forces in Yemen’s southwestern province of Ta'izz, a report says. Brigadier Aziz Rashed, the deputy spokesman for the Houthi-allied army, told Yemen's Arabic-language al-Masirah television network that the Friday attack completely destroyed the American-made MIM-104F (PAC-3) missile system installed near the port city of Mokha. He further said that the missile launched ...

Are Russia’s interests forcing it to participate in the Yemen war?

1396/11/19 | 12:25
The recent moves by the Russians indicate their participation in Yemen’s war against the Yemeni people, sending money to the Bank of Aden, suspending its political activities in Yemen and relocating its embassy from Sanaa to Riyadh was its first step to the public.     According to southern media sources, that on Sunday, a shipment of new funds arrived in the port of Aden International coming from the Republic of the Russian Federation, and the shipment of funds estimated by two, worth 30 billion Yemeni riyals.   Observers ...